Kingdom Under Fire: Circle of Doom Demo Available

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Now available on the North American Xbox Live Marketplace is a demo for Kingdom Under Fire: Circle of Doom. The 1.2gb download allows you to play through two stages of game's first act.

The retail version of Blueside's action-RPG will be in stores January 8.

From The Chatty

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    December 27, 2007 11:09 AM

    never heard of this.. action-rpg eh?

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      December 27, 2007 3:59 PM

      seemed okay i guess. but...

      - cutscenes are awful, but the voice acting & dialogue is especially terrible. talking sotn bad here, so it may be so bad it's good. i dunno.
      - graphics were okay, though the framerate gets low here and there, not a dealbreaker for the genre but annoying still
      - mostly a buttom masher, the same as diablo is a mouse clicker, stay away if you hate repetition
      - inventory management seems like it would be extremely annoying. after 5 minutes in the demo it said my inventory was full.
      - to learn new 'spells' you have to do 'quests' and those 'quests' are basically grinding 40 different monsters
      - mobs seemed to take a lot of hits, coop would probably be faster and more fun

      + online coop apparently, 2-4 players
      + 6 classes, only 1 in the demo though
      + dunno what else, so i'll say i dug the music in the first forest area, the rest wasn't nearly as good!

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        December 27, 2007 4:01 PM

        oh yeah, the camera control is really bad. takes for fucking ever to rotate around normally or aim a ranged attack when holding the left trigger. terrible.

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        December 27, 2007 7:47 PM

        Sweet thanks for the write up, I thought the screenshots looked great, but I'd trade fun gameplay over pretty any day. Looks like this is a no download for me.